Accountancy Practice

Senior Payroll Administrator Permanent

A regional Accountancy practice located in the Newport area, are recruiting for a  Senior Payroll Administrator to join them on a permanent basis.

As well as the traditional accounting services they also offer their clients business mentoring and guidance. The Payroll Administrator will be joining an established payroll team.

The successful Senior Payroll Administrator will be responsible for the many aspects of payroll across a wide range of clients. You will be liaising with clients via email and telephone so excellent communication skills are essential.

It would be advantageous if you have gained Accountancy practice payroll experience, coupled with Sage payroll.

The successful Payroll Administrator will have access to a range of company benefits and flexible working options.

Senior Payroll Administrator duties:

  • Inputting new starters onto payroll system.
  • Processing HMRC notifications.
  • Processing weekly/fortnightly/monthly payroll runs.
  • Managing Auto Enrolment requirements including uploading pension reports to relevant pension providers.
  • Checking payroll for accuracy.
  • Distributing relevant reports/payslips as per individual client’s needs.
  • Submitting information to HMRC in a timely manner including FPS and EPS.
  • Completing year end and distributing P60’s.
  • Acting as a point of contact for clients.
  • Liaising with HMRC for any relevant queries/disputes.
  • Processing client’s CIS returns each month and submitting to HMRC.


Senior Payroll Administrator person specification:

  • Have experience within the payroll bureau or working with a multitude of payrolls.
  • Have at least a working knowledge of Auto Enrolment.
  • Have experience of Sage Payroll and Sage 50 accounts.


This position also has the opportunity to be fully funded through the CIPP qualification.


Working Hours: Monday-Friday 37.5 hours per week.

25 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays, flexi start and finish times and private medical (upon successful completion of your probationary period).


If this role is not quite right for you but would like to refer a suitable candidate, be sure to make the most of our £250 ‘Candidate Referral Scheme‘.

Bowen Eldridge Recruitment is acting as an Accountancy Practice Recruitment Agency to appoint this vacancy on behalf of a client.

Tagged as: cipp, payroll, Payroll Administrator, Sage Payroll


Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 2 months ago
  • Expiration date: 31st August 2021
  • Location: Newport
  • Job Title: Senior Payroll Administrator
  • Salary: £24000 - £26000 plus CIPP study support
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